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For the earlier six string model with a similar name, see RG7CTTL.
1999 RG7CT VV.jpg
RG7CT Vintage Violin (more images) Red copyright sprite.png

The RG7CT is a seven-string RG series solid body electric guitar introduced by Ibanez in 1999. It was made in Japan by FujiGen as part of the Prestige line.

The RG7CT features a mahogany body with a 4mm thick AAA flame maple top bolted to a maple Wizard 7 neck with a 24-fret rosewood fingerboard with offset abalone dot position markers. Components include a Lo-Pro Edge double locking tremolo bridge, dual DiMarzio humbucking pickups and Gotoh tuning machines. The tremolo and control cavity covers have a tortoiseshell color.

The RG7CST is a somewhat similar J Custom model with piezo pickups.

The RG7CT was produced in limited numbers of perhaps as few as 24 units and was discontinued after 2000.

Specifications

Specifications for RG7CT
Year(s) produced: 1999–2000
Sold in: Worldwide
Made in: Japan
Finish(es): Vintage Violin (VV)
Body
Body type:
Solid body
Body material:
Mahogany w/ 4mm AAA flame maple top
Neck joint:
AANJ
Bridge:
Lo Pro Edge 7 tremolo (10.8mm string spacing)
Knob style:
Knurled metal dome
Hardware color:
Cosmo black
Neck
Neck type:
Wizard-7 Prestige
Neck material:
1-piece maple w/ bubinga stripe
Scale length:
648mm/ 25½"
Fingerboard material:
Rosewood
Fingerboard inlays:
Offset abalone dot
Frets:
24 / jumbo (SBB216-195)
Nut:
Top-Lok III
Machine heads:
Gotoh SG38
Electronics/ Strings
Pickup configuration:
HH
Bridge pickup:
DiMarzio Custom 7 IH7B2BKM (H)
Neck pickup:
DiMarzio Custom 7 IH7N2BKM (H)
Controls:
Master volume / master tone / 5-way lever pickup selector
String gauge (factory):
.009/.011/.016/.024/.032/.042
Factory tuning:
1E,2B,3G,4D,5A,6E (E Std.)

Images

RG7CT rear.jpg
1999 Ibanez RG7CT ( Rear: Mahogany body, AANJ 1-piece maple w/ bubinga stripe Wizard-7 Prestige neck & Gotoh SG38 tuners ) Red copyright sprite.png

Sources

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